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parchment graduation certificate

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Dates
1830
circa 1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Education Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Ephemera
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
1969.7.6
Description
Rectangular hand written parchment certificate with black ink; ornate designs around heading with six signatures; shows previously folded into eights; written in Latin.
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Accession Number
1969.7.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Education Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Ephemera
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Education, Medical
Archival
Hospital Administration
Description
Rectangular hand written parchment certificate with black ink; ornate designs around heading with six signatures; shows previously folded into eights; written in Latin.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. D. S. MacLennan; belonged to Dr. James Stirling.
Maker
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Site Made (City)
Glasglow
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1830
circa 1830
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
parchment: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
in Latin: 'Jacobum Stirling' // MDCCXXX'
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 11
Length
25.1 cm
Width
21.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall surface grime on both sides, minor creases at fold lines; minor fading on signatures; edges show creased border where prevously mounted in frame
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Email
Reference Comments
Kirsty Earley Digital Heritage Officer Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow; 11 April 2019
Research Facts
Certificate given to James Stirling, who studied at the University of Glasgow and practiced at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He took classes from 1827-1829. One of them being placement at the Infirmary in 1829. The certificate acknowledges his completion of his placment at the Infirmary before he graduated in 1830.
The name at the very bottom is that of Robert Perry who was the president of the College, (then known as the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow), from 1843-1845. He was a physician and surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from 1820-1848. Robert Cowan was a member of the College and practiced at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Dr. James Stirling was a graduate of the University of Glasgow; he began practising in Vancleek (?) Hill, Ontario.
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dental demonstration kit

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Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
010020290 a-g
Description
Dental demonstration kit with plastic models of teeth; black textured plastic-covered case (a) lined with purple fabric; silver metal clasp on front, hinges on back; two dividers in bottom of box; white tooth model atop pink cylindrical stand (b); tooth is cut in half, showing nerves and root insid…
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Accession Number
010020290 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Dental Models
Education, Dental
Description
Dental demonstration kit with plastic models of teeth; black textured plastic-covered case (a) lined with purple fabric; silver metal clasp on front, hinges on back; two dividers in bottom of box; white tooth model atop pink cylindrical stand (b); tooth is cut in half, showing nerves and root inside; model of right half of lower teeth mounted on rectangular pink stand (c); white teeth mounted in clear plastic jaw, covered in part by pink gum on outside; shows vein and artery under teeth; pink rectangular stand with groove at top (e), white tooth mounted on clear rectangular stand (f); matching tooth mounted on clear stand (g); both slide into groove on stand; clear domed lid (d), with black and white x-ray affixed to one side; fits on top
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 18.1 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
b - tooth model - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
c - jaw model - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
d - cover - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
e - stand - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
f - tooth model - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
g - tooth model - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Densco
Site Made (City)
Denver
Site Made (State)
Colorado
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Date Remarks
Based on materials
Material
plastic: black, pink, red, blue, white, clear
metal: silver
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on box lid: "DENSCO"; engraved on clasp: "PRESTOLOCK CO"; (b) embossed on bottom: "DR. P.T.W. // DENSCO"; (c, e) embossed on bottom: "DENSCO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Case (a) is worn at corners, fabric faded inside; glue remnants on back inside box; some dark marks on plastic models
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Marc Lemieux from Ottawa, Ontario
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